Symbian Web Tools Help Developers Go Mobile
The Symbian Foundation says its Web Runtime Tools help Web developers become mobile phone application developers.The Symbian Foundation's Web Runtime Tools help turn Web developers into mobile phone application developers. "Symbian Foundation's open-source Web Development Toolkit IDE (integrated development environment) enables developers to develop and deploy Web applications to mobile devices," Symbian said on its Website.
"So the lesson seems to be, if you can develop for the Web then you can develop applications for Symbian. The simplicity of this message hopefully makes it easy for the word to spread among the Web development community. With so many Web developers out there and so many great devices coming to market, I'm sure that conversations like the one I had recently will be repeated many times over. Convergence is happening between once distinct tribes and this makes for really interesting and exciting community interactions. It's been proven that compelling applications have the ability to fuel robust communities. In this way, Symbian Web Development Tools are an excellent entry point for Web developers to broaden their experience and seize opportunities in the mobile marketplace. And the low learning curve enables them to just start making and deploying great Web apps, [complementing] their portfolio along the way."Meanwhile, Beusterien said Symbian will include deep support for HTML5 in Symbian 4, the next major release of the Symbian smartphone operating system.